The Woman From Malibu

Colin Campbell

1976, 12:00 minutes, B&W, English


The first in a series of six tapes about a woman who lives in Southern California and talks about her life and the lifestyle of Los Angeles, which she documents through obsessive detail. This tape recounts the death of her husband in the Himalayas.

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Critical Writing

Lisa Steele: The Conceptual Anthropology of Narrative Works, 1976-1982
by Joshua Thorson. Lisa Steele: The Conceptual Anthropology of Narrative Works, 1976-1982, 2010. Toronto: Vtape, 2010.
The great pretender: Homage to video maker and performance artist...
by Bambi Acconci and dj Blazay. Lola, Summer 2002, no. 12.
Colin Campbell: Video Artist
by Roger Matuz. Contemporary Canadian Artist, 1997. Toronto: Gale Canada, 1997.
Retrospective tracks career of video visionary Campbell
by Deirdre Hanna. Now, Dec. 12, 1991, v. 11, no. 15.
Video retrospective dallies with sexuality
by John Bentley Mays. The Globe and Mail, Dec. 26, 1991.
Otherwise Worldly
by Bruce W. Ferguson. Colin Campbell : Media Works, 1991. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1991.
Colin Campell Media Works 1972 - 1990: Opening: The Video and Film...
Colin Campbell Media Works 1972-1990, 1991. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1991.
Video In Canada: In Search of Authority: Opening: The Video and...
by Renee Baert. From Sea to Shining Sea, 1986. Toronto: The Power Plant, 1986.
Video Sampling Just a Taste of Artist's Homespun Talent
by John Bentley Mays. The Globe and Mail, Feb. 26, 1985.
Homo Video
by John Greyson. Jump Cut, Mar 1985, no. 30.
Colour Video/Vulgar Potential
by Peggy Gale. Parachute, Sept. Winter 1982, no. 25.
On Video Distribution
by Lisa Steele. Fuse, May 1980, v. 4, no. 4.
Introduction: Colin Campbell
by Bruce Ferguson. Canada Video, 1980. Ottawa: The National Gallery of Canada, 1980.
The Woman From Malibu
by Colin Campbell. Toronto: Art Metropole, 1978.